In the years leading up to the massacre at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, police responded to 45 calls at Nikolas Cruz’s home, yet Cruz was still able to pass the background check required to purchase his assault rifle.
Steve Gleason, who helped take Washington State University to the Rose Bowl in 1997, has Lou Gehrig’s disease and has become an advocate for those with the condition. Politicians have proposed he receive the Congressional Gold Medal.
Senator Patty Murray, D-Wash., and Rep. Dan Newhouse, R-Wash., disagree over specific legislation Newhouse introduced that would protect the Snake River dams, but Murray has emphasized she is not in favor of removing the dams.
President Donald Trump’s decision to impose tariffs on imported steel and aluminum will raise prices on consumer goods and likely will damage the U.S. economy, according to The (Vancouver) Columbian editorial board.